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Handling procedures for seamen mustering applications

Last updated: 03.11.2015 // Application for Norwegian Endorsement should be submitted via Norwegian Embassy. Norwegian Maritime Authority issues Norwegian endorsements while Embassy issues CRA - Certificate of Receipt of Application.

If the seaman would like to apply for Norwegian Endorsement, then original seaman's passport, Certificate of Competency, Ukrainian Endorsement, Health certificate should be presented. Prosessing time is 3 working days.

The fee of UAH 1400 (from 29.02.2016) is paid in ProCreditBank branch N6 (103 Peremogy ave, Kyiv ) after all the documents are submitted to the Embassy.

 For Deck Officer, Engineer Officer, Electro-technical Officer (ETO) Certificates and Certificate of Officer on fishing vessels the following shall be submitted when manually applying for endorsement: 

  1. Completed application form
  2. Completed Declaration of competence
  3. Passport photo
  4. Copy of national STCW certificate or STCW-F certificate
  5. For holders of a national certificate issued by a non-EEA maritime authority, the employment agreement has to be submitted as an attachment to the application
  6. If the seafarer is sailing before the endorsement has been issued by the Norwegian Maritime Authority, the CRA shall be attached to the application.
  7. Health Certificate signed by accredited doctor
  8. For foreign Masters, the application process deviates somewhat from other applications. Please see these guidelines for more information


For Tankerman Certificate Highest Grade, the following shall also be submitted when manually applying for endorsement: 

  1. Completed application form
  2. Passport photo
  3. Copy of national STCW certificate for Tankerman Highest Grade.

Note that submitting of correct documents will minimize risk for refusal. If you have questions regarding documents, be sure to contact the Embassy beforehand. You can send e-mail to or call +38 044 281 22 00 from Monday til Friday between 09.00 and 13.00.

Seaman’s doctors

The list of accredited doctors worldwide is to be found here. 

The accredited doctors in Ukraine:



Dr. Dmytro Samysko

State Institute Republican Clinical Hospital of

Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine

10 Petro Sahaydachnyy str., Kyiv

 tel: +380 44 417 36 28





Dr. Igor Strelnik

 Odessa National Maritime Academy

10 Malovsky str., Odessa

tel: + 380 48 728 06 92


  Dr. Bogdan Yurechko

  Medical Centre "Medmarin"

  58, Lustdorfska road, Odesa

  tel: +380 48 234 34 84